You will need
- - 500 g of potatoes;
- - 4 bulbs;
- - 1 kg of mixed minced meat;
- - parsley;
- - 2 eggs;
- - 200 ml cream;
- - 100 g of breadcrumbs;
- - flour;
- - salt, pepper;
- - 200 g of butter for frying;
- - 200 ml cream;
- - 2 tbsp flour;
- 400 ml beef broth;
- - 1 tsp soy sauce;
- - salt, white pepper.
Recipe meatballs from IKEA, in the original Köttbullar, is not a mystery, it can be found in the furniture concern of culinary miscellany. However, not everyone has the opportunity to buy this book. To prepare Swedish meatballs you don't need any exotic ingredients, all sostavlyayuschie you can buy in the regular store.
Peel the potatoes, cut each tuber in half lengthwise, cover with water, add salt, put on fire, which need to be removed after boiling. Simmer 15-20 minutes until fully cooked, drain, leave to cool.
Meat for meatballs, in principle, possible to take any, but at IKEA they are made from a mixture of ground beef, pork in the proportion of 1:1. Oil for frying the original used butter at home you can substitute a good margarine or refined vegetable oil.
Peel the onion, cut into small cubes, fry in 3 tbsp oil until translucent state. Mash the cooled potatoes, bread crumbs, moisten with a little water. Ground beef, onion, potatoes, crackers, eggs, cream, salt and pepper stirred until a homogeneous plastic mass. Form from it meatballs with a diameter of about 3 cm Obvalivaya them in flour, in batches, fry in plenty of oil on low heat.
The next step will be the preparation of a creamy sauce. Sauté the flour on a dry pan until lightly yellowing. Boil in a saucepan of beef broth, thicken it with browned flour, stir well. Add the cream, soy sauce. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
To meatballs gets the same tender consistency as supplied for IKEA, ready-made stuffing should still grind in a blender or food processor.
Serve Swedish meatballs should, as in "IKEA" - with hot mashed potatoes, drizzled with sauce. A bit of lingonberry jam, a green salad and a small pickled cucumber-gherkins fully reproduce the sights and cuisine of Sweden.